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Events

Nov
1
Fri
Bricks 4 Kidz: Healthy Living @ TBD
Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

After an interactive discussion on the importance of physical fitness, we will build dancer and gymnast models. Watch your models perform as they illustrate flexibility, agility, balance and endurance. To register, please visit www.bricks4kidz.com/gaston.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors (grades K-5)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 17, 2013

GIRL FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 12/30

Nov
2
Sat
Fall Girl Scout Day at Chimney Rock Park @ Chimney Rock Park
Nov 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:15 pm

Enjoy the day exploring Chimney Rock Park. Nearly 1,000 acres make an interesting backdrop to a variety of nature programs that are both informative and fun! Visit www.chimneyrockpark.com for details of programs offered. Morning programs are appropriate for all ages. To register, call 828-625-9611. If you have questions prior to the event, contact Emily Walker at education@chimneyrockpark.com or call 828-625-4697 ext. 2.

GRADE LEVEL: All Girl Scouts (grades K-12) and troop leaders, parents

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: N/A

GIRL FEE: $15

ADULT FEE: $12

BRING: bag lunch or purchase at nearby café; wear sturdy shoes

Bricks 4 Kidz: Life Science/ Naturalist @ TBD
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Explore the fascinating science of living things and build engaging models of caterpillars and butterflies. If you love creatures, this is the class for you. To register, please visit www.bricks4kidz.com/gaston.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors (grades K-5)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 17, 2013

GIRL FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 12/30

P2P Spark Award Workshop @ Girl Scout Learning Center, Colfax
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Who knew that leadership could be so much fun! This workshop will take Girl Scout Brownies and their leaders through the planning of a Take Action project (steps 1-3 of the SPARK Award). This day is best experienced as a troop to encourage skills in team-building, group decision-making and goal setting. To register, e-mail Kathy Speight at kathy@friendsinaction.org or call 336-312-1549.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Brownies (grades 2-3) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 17, 2013

GIRL FEE: $15

ADULT FEE: Free

GIRL MIN/MAX: 30/70 (Colfax)
GIRL MIN/MAX: 12/24 (Hickory)

ADULT MIN/MAX: 6/10 (Colfax)
ADULT MIN/MAX: 3/6 (Hickory)

BRING: bag lunch

Bricks 4 Kidz: Simple Machines @ TBD
Nov 2 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

What playground fixture is a type of simple machine? What Bricks 4 Kidz’ invention utilizes another simple machine that can actually crinkle paper with the flip of a switch? Find out during this one-of-a-kind class. To register, please visit www.bricks4kidz.com/gaston.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors (grades K-5)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 17, 2013

GIRL FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 12/30

Bricks 4 Kidz: Healthy Living @ Camp Rotary
Nov 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

After an interactive discussion on the importance of physical fitness, we will build dancer and gymnast models. Watch your models perform as they illustrate flexibility, agility, balance and endurance. To register, please visit www.bricks4kidz.com/gaston.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies, Juniors (grades K-5)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 17, 2013

GIRL FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 12/30

Nov
9
Sat
Bugs, Bugs, Bugs! @ The North Carolina Arboretum, Asheville
Nov 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Bugs help us in lots of cool ways. Explore the world of bugs with the staff at the NC Arboretum to learn what these little creatures do. Take a bug hike to see how many kinds of bugs you can find along the way. Find out about good bugs and bad bugs. Girls are welcome to attend without adults in attendance. Arboretum educators serve as adults required for safety ratios. Girl Scouts are encouraged with groups/troops that register together to meet safety ratios. Register online at www.ncarboretumregistration.org. Contact Jonathan Marchal, Youth Education Coordinator, at 828-665-2492 ext. 228 with questions.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Brownies (grades 2-3) and troop leaders

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 25, 2013

GIRL FEE: $10

GIRL MIN/MAX: 1/20

BRING: suitable clothes for the weather, water bottle, completed permission/health form for girls attending individually

 

 

 

 

Nov
16
Sat
Intro to Theatre Workshop & Mulan Jr. Production @ Flat Rock Playhouse
Nov 16 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Flat Rock Playhouse presents a behind-the-scenes theatre workshop for Girl Scouts and access to Disney’s Mulan Jr. production by the YouTheatre students. Pre-show workshop activities include theatre movement, games and communication. Find your  voice, learn to project and also sing with a group. Discover your acting skills! Tour the main stage, costume, props and art education building. 

The workshop runs from 9:30 a.m.- Noon at the Flat Rock Playhouse main stage. Please plan to arrive by 9:15 a.m. The Mulan Jr. production will run from 2-4:30 p.m. at the Playhouse downtown (125 South Main Street, Hendersonville). Lunch is on your own and you will have to have transportation between the two sites. 

GRADE LEVEL: All Girl Scouts (grades k-12)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 28, 2013

FEE: $22 per  girl/ $20 per adult 

It’s Your World, Change It! @ Keyauwee Program Center, Sophia
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Come to camp for the day and do a variety of activities pulled from the It’s Your World, Change It! Journey and the Using Your Resources Wisely petal. The whole journey will not be completed in this day. PLEASE NOTE: You can also stay overnight, with dinner, breakfast and activities provided through 11 a.m. on Sunday morning for an extra $20/per girl.

GRADE LEVEL: Girl Scout Daisies, Brownies (grades K-3) and troop leaders, parents

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: October 31, 2013

GIRL FEE: $15

ADULT FEE: Free

GIRL MIN/MAX: 25/150

ADULT MIN/MAX: 5/30

BRING: bag lunch, water bottle

My Empowered Self- A Self Portrait @ Art Blooms
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Do you dream of leading a wild elephant safari, training a bottle nose dolphin, playing singles at Wimbledon, back packing through Europe, accepting the Nobel Peace Prize or solving a mystery at the Smithsonian? You’ve got the power! Create a 16 x 20 mixed media self portrait of you in action achieving your goal. We’ll use artist acrylic paints, a photograph, and a ton of imagination to create a portrait of your empowered self! You may bring a snack and drink. Dress for a mess!

GRADE LEVEL: All Girl Scouts (grades K-12)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: November 4, 2013

FEE: $27

MIN/MAX: 5/25